Department of Linguistics University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Dr. Zsuzsanna Fagyal

Associate Professor of Linguistics
Associate Professor of French and Italian
Associate Professor of European Union Center
Associate Professor of LAS Global Studies
Center for Global Studies

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  • Languages and Minorities in Europe. Bristol: Multilingual Matters, to appear in fall, 2015.
  • L’Accent des banlieues. Aspects prosodiques du français populaire en contact avec les langues de l’immigration. Paris: L’Harmattan, Séries “Espaces discursifs”, 2010.
  • Fagyal, Zsuzsanna, Douglas Kibbee, and Fred Jenkins. French: A Linguistic Introduction. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2006.

Books Edited

  • Murdoch, H. Adlai, and Zsuzsanna Fagyal. Francophone Cultures and Geographies of Identity. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013.
  • Arregi, Karlos, Zsuzsanna Fagyal, Silvina Montrul, and Annie Tremblay. Romance Linguistics 2008: Interactions in Romance. Amsterdam, Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2008.

Journal Articles

  • Fagyal, Zsuzsanna, Samarth Swarup, Anna Maria Escobar, Les Gasser, and Kiran Lakkaraju. "Centers and peripheries: Network roles in language change." Lingua 120.8 (2010): 2061-2079.
  • Nguyen, Noël, and Zsuzsanna Fagyal. "Acoustic aspects of vowel harmony in French." Journal of Phonetics 36.1 (2008): 1-27.
  • Golato, Andrea, and Zsuzsanna Fagyal. "Comparing single and double sayings of the German response token ja and the role of prosody: A conversation analytic perspective." Research on Language and Social Interaction 41.3 (2008): 1-30.

Book Contributions

  • Fagyal, Zsuzsanna. "Sociolinguistic variation and pluricentricity." Sociolinguistic change across the Spanish-speaking world: Case studies in honor of Anna María Escobar. New York, NY: Peter Lang, 2015. 215-220.
  • Murdoch, H. Adlai, and Zsuzsanna Fagyal. "Francophonie from a Geocultural Perspective." Francophone Cultures and Geographies of Identity. Ed. H. Adlai Murdoch and Zsuzsanna Fagyal. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013. 2-11.
  • Fagyal, Zsuzsanna, and Christopher Stewart. "Prosodic style-shifting in preadolescent peer-group interactions in a working-class suburb of Paris." Ethnic Styles of Speaking in European Metropolitan Areas. Ed. Friederike Kern and Margret Selting. Amsterdam, Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2011. 75–99.
  • Fagyal, Zsuzsanna. "Rhythm types and the speech of working-class youth in a banlieue of Paris: the role of vowel elision and devoicing." Methods in Sociophonetics, Part I. (Phonetic variation and social identity). Ed. Dennis R. Preston and Nancy Niedzielski. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 2011. 91-132.
  • Yaeger-Dror, Malcah, and Zsuzsanna Fagyal. "Analyzing prosody: best practices for the analysis of prosody (Chapter 10)." Sociophonetics: a student's guide. Ed. Marianna Di Paolo and Malcah Yaeger-Dror. London, New York: Routledge, 2011. 119-130.
  • Carignan, Christopher, and Zsuzsanna Fagyal. "V-to-V assimilation in trisyllabic words in French: evidence for gradience and locality." Romance Linguistics 2009: Selected Proceedings of the 39th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages. Amsterdam, Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2010. 25–42.